COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 is the name of the illness caused by a new (novel) coronavirus first discovered in Wuhan, Hubei province, China, around the end of 2019.  The virus – SARSr-CoV-2 (previously 2019-nCoV) – is closely related to that which caused SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) and MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome). As of late May 2020, […]

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Due to changes necessary to maintain social distancing we have made some changes to how we are running consultations in rooms.  This is necessary to minimise the possible risk of transmission of COVID-19.  Please only attend your appointment with a single support person unless absolutely necessary, as we have limited space in our waiting area.  While waiting for your appointment we ask that you maintain proper distancing in the waiting room, and if necessary wait in the building corridor.

Previous restrictions on elective surgery in Queensland have been lifted, and we are operating at full capacity.  However, this may change with little notice depending on new case prevalence in queensland.  This would be a restriction imposed by Queensland Helath ans a Public Health regulation and we have no control over this.  Unfortunately this could lead to delays in your consultation or surgery.

Please be patient as we all work through these difficult times.  See this blog post for more…